On Nov. 17, 2022, at about 10:33 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Hoopa area conducted a vehicle investigation on the 12500 block of State Highway 96.
Deputies contacted the single occupant of the vehicle, 48-year-old Jimmy Lewis Johnson II, who was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. Johnson was taken into custody without incident. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located a small amount of suspected fentanyl.
Johnson was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of possession of a controlled substance (HS 11350) and violation of probation (PC 1203.2(a)(2)), in addition to warrant charges of possession of a controlled substance for sales (HS 11351), reckless driving (VC 23103), possession of stolen property (PC 496(a)), petty theft (PC 488), possession of a controlled substance (HS 11377(a)), possession of a controlled substance paraphernalia (HS 11364(a)) and violation of probation (PC 1203.2(a)).
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.
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Jimmy Lewis Johnson II Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility